Guinness Nitro IPA is indeed a real thing, and is launching stateside over the next few weeks. The Ireland based brewery best known for their nitrogen infused Irish dry stout simply called Guinness Draught.
SGuinness Nitro IPA, uses five hop varieties, namely Admiral, Celeia, Topaz, Challenger and Cascade to create this hop-forward offering.
Guinness Nitro IPA is a part of The Brewer’s Project, an experimental side project for the brewers to have some fun. This recipe is the brainchild of Luis Ortega.
Recently, Guinness Blonde, brewed in the United States, was introduced to the U.S. market.
Guinness Nitro IPA is available in 6-packs of 11.2 ounce cans, that include the brewery’s “widget” nitrogen technology.
Hops: Admiral, Celeia, Topaz, Challenger, Cacade
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft.
Release: September, 2015
Ed Note: We updated the can size to 12 ounce cans. The 11.2oz mention on the can refers to the amount of liquid in the can due to the nitrogen widget.